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"A pleasingly simple concept... one of the best things I've come upon in the last six months" (The Telegraph - 'Best Podcasts') 5 speakers, 15 minutes each. Script free and against a less-than-precise clock, some of the world's leading figures in the arts and sciences deliver talks about their enduring achievements, wildest moments or deepest passions. It's inspiring, informative, provoking, and above all, entertaining. Based in London but making forays to Sydney, New York and Milan, 5x15 has featured Joanna Lumley, Brian Eno, Jonathan Safran Foer, Jung Chang, Ruby Wax and Alain de Botton.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.4 stars from 20 ratings
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I laskey via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 12/04/19
It’s the best
5x15 is always inspiring, enlightening and mind expanding
DancerDays via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 09/04/18
5x15 has long been one of London's best kept secrets and positive treasure and now it's available for all to share. Simply put each event presents 5 speakers, all with something interesting & thought provoking to say. At times funny, moving and heartening and always thought...Read full review »
MindPoet via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 01/12/15
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